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From French claquer (to clap one's hands).

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claque (plural claques)

  1. A group of people hired to attend a performance and to either applaud or boo.
  2. A group of people who pre-arrange among themselves to express strong support for an idea, so as to give the false impression of a wider consensus.
  3. A group of fawning admirers.

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From claquer.

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claque f (plural claques)

  1. slap
  2. slap on the cheek
  3. (Quebec) overshoe
  4. (sports) thrashing; thumping (heavy defeat)

claque m (plural claques)

  1. (slang) gambling den
  2. (slang) whorehouse, brothel

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French

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claque f (invariable)

  1. claque

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claque f (plural claques)

  1. claque